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New York runners staying strong

One year after Sandy, New Yorkers looking forward to marathon's return

Updated: October 25, 2013, 12:20 PM ET
By Charles Butler | Runner's World

Hurricane Sandy took her home. It nearly took her husband's life. And for a while it took away an everyday comfort: her running. But Jen Correa has made a pledge to herself.

Come November 3 -- the day the New York City Marathon returns to the streets of the five boroughs -- she is doing a 26.2-mile recovery run that will put the tragic events of last year well in the past.

And what a year it was for Correa, 38, a resident of Sandy-ravaged Staten Island, and for many others in this ...

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